Russia brings Chinese funding into uranium mining

Russia has opened its uranium mining industry to foreign investment with an agreement signed yesterday between the Russia-China Investment Fund for Regional Development (RCIF), ARMZ Uranium Holding, and Priargunsky Industrial Mining and Chemical Union (PIMCU). ARMZ and PIMCU are subsidiaries of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom. The three parties to the agreement will work on …

U.S. Miners Seek Reversal of Uranium Mining Ban Near Grand Canyon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. mining industry asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to overturn an Obama-era rule that prohibits the mining of uranium on public lands adjacent to the Grand Canyon National Park. The National Mining Association (NMA) and the American Exploration and Mining Association (AEMA) filed petitions asking the court to reverse …

Feds approve uranium mine expansions in Utah’s San Juan County, one of them near Bears Ears

The Bureau of Land Management has issued final approvals for two uranium mine expansions in southeast Utah, including one on the backdoor of what used to be Bears Ears National Monument. Bullseye Canyon, the site of uranium deposits tapped by the Daneros Mine, had been included within the boundaries of the monument proposed by five Indian tribes, …

Keeping Score of Canada’s Infamous Uranium Reservoir – The Athabasca Basin

EXCLUSIVE TO SIGHTLINE|U3O8 – Anyone who follows the uranium market is familiar with Canada’s legendary Athabasca Basin (the “Basin”) – host to the “world’s richest uranium deposits with U3O8 grades reaching 10 times that seen around the rest of the world”. Most, however, may not be familiar the true bounty of the region’s uranium stores …

Cameco handed court victory over WA uranium prospect

A uranium deposit in Western Australia under development by Cameco (TSX:CCO, NYSE:CCJ) will not be held up by conservationists who oppose it. Last week the Conservation Council of WA lost an appeal against the Yeelirrie project’s approval by the WA Supreme Court. In his judgment, Chief Justice Wayne Martin dismissed the CCWA’s contention that environmental approval …

Battle still on against uranium mine

Conservationists are considering a High Court appeal against the State Government’s decision to provide environmental approval to the State’s largest uranium deposit in the northern Goldfields after the WA Supreme Court knocked back an application for judicial review yesterday. Former environment minister Albert Jacob approved Cameco’s Yeelirrie Mine near Wiluna in the dying days of …

Resources Increase at the Eastern Athabascas Largest Undeveloped Uranium Project

David Talbot, an analyst with Eight Capital, shared the details of the recently updated estimated mineral resource at this project and its impact on the target price for the company’s stock. In a Feb. 5, 2018, research note, analyst David Talbot relayed that Eight Capital raised its target price on Denison Mines Corp. (DML:TSX; DNN:NYSE.MKT) on the …